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A Guide To Contact Lenses
A contact lens, which is positioned straight on the surface of our eye. These
contact lenses can be regarded as an option to correct one’s visual problem as
well as medical devices or cosmetic reasons. Presently, many people are wearing
contact lenses and only in USA 30 to 40 million peoples are using contact lenses
for various reasons and this quantity is out of around 125 million people
worldwide. Within this year, it is estimated that worldwide use of contact lenses
will reach at $11 billion. Below I am going to give you simple guideline about
Who Can Use Contact Lens?
Many of us are curious about contact lens. But not sure whether it is right for me or not. If you
are long-sighted, short- sighted or if you have astigmatism or you just want to use lens only for
reading purpose there will be plenty of colored contacts which you can use.
Can be Used All the Time?
With the help of upgrading technology contact lenses become more comfortable now than
ever. Sometimes you will become confused that, whether you are wearing anything or not.
Different types of contact lenses are there. Like, you just want to wear at the time of reading or
night out or while going to the gym and then throw away, these are called disposable contact
lens which are surely healthy. Opticians will give you time to get used to the prescribed lens
and then decide what gives you much comfort.
Are Kids Allowed to Wear Lens?
Usually opticians suggest to wear lens for those kids who is aged 10 or more. But generally,
there is no age restriction to wear contact lenses. A recent study shows that, kids who are
wearing contact lenses are better performer than others in sports as well as get better marks in
the school exams. They get benefits from increased self-esteem also.
Are Contact Lenses Expensive?
The price of Contact lens starts from £4 per month. As contact lenses are far less likely to get
lost or broken so it is cheaper than frames. If you want to wear daily disposal contact lens on a
part time basis it will cost you £7.5 per month and £16 per month for full time basis.
If Lenses get lost?
It is quite impossible to lose a contact lens. Initially, you will feel quite different when you will
put on contact lens. But as time goes on, fewer natural functions blinking your eyes or tears will
let you feel comfortable with your lens. But you should take care of your eyes and lenses by
visiting to opticians on a regular basis.
Few Things which will make you impressed about Contact Lens
The thinking about contact lens rises in 1508 from a drawing made by Leonardo DA Vinci. It is
surprising that, the drawing did not mean to be a practical diagram of eyesight correction, but
helped to develop the idea of contact lens.
Disposable lenses were introduced in 1980’s and One out of four people are now using
disposable lens. It is healthier because one can start a new day with a new lens.
Scientists of Switzerland are now working on the development of contact lens. They are trying
to give 2.8 zoom to the wearer at the wink of an eye.
You may be feeling nervous to put your fingers in your eye at the time of wearing lenses as it
has been taught to us when we are very young not to put our finger in our eyes. But opticians
will help you to be confident to put them on and taking them off.